rule of faith

   See regula fidei.

Glossary of theological terms. . 2014.

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  • Rule of Faith — The rule of faith (Latin: regula fidei ) or analogy of faith ( analogia fidei ), is a phrase first found in Tertullian, i.e.:Let our seeking, therefore be in that which is our own, and from those who are our own, and concerning that which is our… …   Wikipedia

  • rule of faith — 1. : a standard for testing truth in religion; especially : an ultimate theological criterion 2. : an authoritative statement of religious belief : a creedal formulation designed to sum up major orthodox beliefs and to exclude heresy * * * rule… …   Useful english dictionary

  • RULE OF FAITH —    the name given to the ultimate authority or standard in religious belief, such as the Bible alone, as among Protestants; the Bible and the Church, as among Romanists; reason alone, as among rationalists; the inner light of the spirit, as among …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • rule of faith —  Правило веры …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Rule of Faith, The — • The word rule (Lat. regula, Gr. kanon) means a standard by which something can be tested, and the rule of faith means something extrinsic to our faith, and serving as its norm or measure Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Rule of Faith —     The Rule of Faith     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Rule of Faith     The word rule (Lat. regula, Gr. kanon) means a standard by which something can be tested, and the rule of faith means something extrinsic to our faith, and serving as its… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Faith, The Rule of — • The word rule (Lat. regula, Gr. kanon) means a standard by which something can be tested, and the rule of faith means something extrinsic to our faith, and serving as its norm or measure Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Faith — • In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word means essentially steadfastness. As signifying man s attitude towards God it means trustfulness or fiducia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Faith     Faith …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Rule of Saint Francis —     Rule of Saint Francis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Rule of Saint Francis     As known, St. Francis founded three orders and gave each of them a special rule. Here only the rule of the first order is to be considered, i.e., that of the Friars …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Rule of St. Basil —     Rule of St. Basil     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Rule of St. Basil     I.     Under the name of Basilians are included all the religious who follow the Rule of St. Basil. The monasteries of such religious have never possessed the hierarchical… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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